Wednesday 17th Jul 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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DIY chain floored!

B&Q's new distribution centre at the Redhouse Interchange, Doncaster, features one of the biggest floor slabs that has been designed and installed by Twintec Industrial Flooring.

IT Update (3)

RedPrairie, the supply chain technology solution giant, has joined IBM's ISV Advantage Initiative, the program designed to provide independent software vendors with technical and marketing support to help meet the specific information technology needs o


With warehouse space at a premium, Allibert Buckhorn has introduced a brand new version of its 1,200 x 1,000mm Maestro pallet, which features a unique load retaining collar, enabling outdoor storage of plastic containers and trays when not in use.

Flexibility and efficiency cuts inventory costs

Toshiba Electronics Europe (TEE) has implemented two new transport and warehousing agreements that further streamline the company's European logistics operations. The new arrangements, with DHL Worldwide Express and Caterpillar Logistics Services, comb

Polestar takes colchester site

Grainger Trust, advised by FPDSavills, has sold the freehold industrial investment of Unit 2, Wyncolls Road, Severalls Park, Colchester, Essex, to private clients of Colliers Capital UK for £3.66M reflecting a net initial yield of 7.36%.


Somerfield has recruited Grampian Country Transport (GCT) as its regional chill consolidator. The contract means that all volume produced in the load area for Somerfield will pass through GCT's warehouse. The company will initially handle 1,200 pallets a

FOWLER KEEPS ON ROLLING!New vehicles dedicated to retailers

Pre-retail logistics provider DTS Logistics has invested more than £2.5M in expanding its vehicle fleet to support new dedicated contract operations. These include two with high street retailers Woolworths and Rubicon, owner of the fashion brands P

Long load handling simplified

Steel stockholder CBA Metals has bought two new generation multi-way reach trucks from Jungheinrich. The ETV-Q25 machines - one of the very first trucks of their type to become operational in the UK - replace two other ETV-Q machines that have pr

Scale launch for explosive areas

Mettler Toledo has produces the DX2003 pallet truck scale that is ATEX compliant and intrinsically safe. The new pallet truck scale has been specifically designed for Ex (hazardous) areas and conforms to ATEX zone 1 and 2. It is also protected to I